Molloy College, LIRR launch discount student tickets

MTA Long Island Rail Road and Molloy College have partnered to provide the first-ever discounted college ticket initiative for full-time students traveling to and from campus on the LIRR.

Reconnect RVC encourages students to unplug

Technology has pros and cons. With the prevalence of tablets, phones and other online devices, children can conveniently connect to the virtual world. Yet as a result of that screen time, many struggle in real life. Reconnect RVC, which was launched in 2018 by a group of local elementary-school teachers, is bringing its program to the John A. Anderson Recreation Center to teach elementary and middle school students how to communicate and socialize without their devices.

Sandel Center: ‘A home away from home’

The start of a new year often means setting new goals, and for many, these goals focus on health. The winter months are a good time to look for ways to stay physically active, and for seniors in Rockville Centre, the first step to keeping a new year’s resolution might be as simple as walking into the Sandel Senior Center.

Exploring outer space through orchestral music

A rare collaboration of music and science is coming to Rockville Centre next month, combining an orchestra performance with images of space. On Sunday, Feb. 16, the Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of David Bernard, will present Out of this World, a multi-media event that includes a performance of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” with imagery and commentary presented by astrophysicist Dr. Jackie Faherty, at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College.

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …